A. J. WILLIAMSON, farmer; P. 0. Piqua; he was born in Greene Co., Ohio, October, 1832, and is a grandson of
Hugh Williamson who was of Irish birth, and when but a boy emigrated to New York, where he near the close of the
eighteenth century, married Isabella Miller; they both lived and died in New York; their son, Samuel Williamson,
the father of A. J., was born in 1794 and early in the nineteenth century emigrated to Ohio, locating in Greene
Co., where he engaged in blacksmithing, which was his chief occupation during life. In 1817, he married Mercy Cozad.
of Greene Co., who was born July 11, 1800 they by this union had eleven children, of whom Mr. Williamson is the
seventh; he was brought up to farming, and received a common education; after his majority, he improved his educational
qualities to that of an academical course; he has, for nearly one score years been a resident of Miami Bo., and
since coming here has accumulated con. siderable property, of which a part, 118 acres, lay in Sec. 24, where he
now is located; he owns 80 acres in Shelby Co., Ohio. In 1860 he married Miss Isabella Andrews, who was born in
Logan Co., Ohio, in 1836, and died in this county in 1868; by this union there were three children, viz., James,
Sarah and John F; the second marriage of A. J. Williamson was celebrated in 1869, with Mrs Martha Deweese, who
was born in Miami Co. in 1836.
History of Miami County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Co.
Miamin County, Ohio Biographies
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